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Category Archive: Event Coverage, ROAD TRIPS, Videos

Making A 4000 Mile Road Trip In An LS Swapped, Chassis Swapped, Chopped, Channeled, Custom 1950 Buick

Brent from Half Ass Kustoms, and his lovely wife, headed off from their house and pointed their car west for a road trip vacation that had them going from Manitoba to British Columbia. But since they...

1,500 Mile BIG BLOCK Biscayne DRAG CAR & Automotive Oddities From Street Rod Nationals

Tommy Lee is back at it with another video from the NSRA Street Rod Nationals! If you have been watching the past few days you know that he’s found some epic rides at this show and thankfully...

Single Seat Race Car Build Part 5: Uh Oh… Having To Rebuild The Frame Rails Isn’t Ideal

When you embark on a one-off custom race car project and are moving right along with your deadline looking attainable, it is NOT good to get word that the frame rails you have based your whole...

Close Calls From World Rally Championship In Finland. There Were Plenty To Choose From.

When you are driving a car on the edge, through the woods, on public roads with zero provisions for race cars to go down them, bad things are bound to happen. After all, there are a lot of areas in a...

EFI vs Carbureted Electric Fuel Pumps: How To Run An EFI Fuel Pump On A Carbureted Engine

Ten years ago it seemed like every component for an EFI engine was different than a carbureted one, but in the last ten years those differences have gotten less and less. Computer-controlled...

HOW TO FIX: EBAY PONTIAC TROPHY 4 CYL (1/2 A GTO 389). N0 COMPRESSION, RICHIE REBUILD, WILL IT RUN?

Pontiac’s Trophy 4 came in the Pontiac Tempest and was literally half of a 389 V8. People that love them are weird, but dedicated. If you ever saw one running in a Tempest you would laugh when...

5th Annual Numidia 150 LIVE And Free Livestream!

Numidia Dragway is no stranger to awesome races, killer cars, and ultra nice people. It’s fast becoming one of the coolest race tracks in the North East. And with all that is also coming big...

New Product: Eastwood’s Car Cart Might Be The Smartest Shop Storage Ever

I’m a big fan of shop organization ideas and have spent some real time working on plans for storage in my own shop. One of the big things that I have planned is to have shelf units that are...

Iron Trap Model A Shop Truck: It Has Working Lights And Runs!!!!

The Model A Shop Truck project has been going hot and heavy for months, and the boys have really been making awesome headway on it, but it has never been this close to being a driver! This latest...

Historic Drag Cars & EPIC Wheelstands at the Tri-Five Nationals

As the owner of a Tri-Five Chevrolet, the term used to describe 1955, 1956, and 1957 Chevrolets I can tell you that going to an event like the Tri-Five Nationals in Bowling Green is an eye opener....

Luxury Car Hauling Couple Gives A Tour Of Their New Peterbilt 579 With A Huge Sleeper

Today’s big rigs are something else. Never before have there been over-the-road trucks with more creature comforts, more power, or more luxury. Unfortunately, that describes pretty much all the...

1968 Chevrolet Nomad Station Wagon! Will it Run After Deteriorating for 25 Years?!?

As a wagon freak, I am always excited to see another classic wagon come back to life, but will this 1968 Chevelle Nomad that Mortske found be worth fixing? This thing looks a bit rough, and has been...

Is This Blasphemy? Gen III Hemi Swapped C10 Budget Build – Part 1 Tear Down!

The thought process here is that every conceivable vehicle on earth has already been LS swapped, so we need to start switching it up, and what better way to do that than to stuff a Gen III HEMI into...

“Filming Roadkill at our shop!” Flying Sparks Garage Is On It!

Emily and Aaron do some cool stuff, and are genuinely excited with the fun and adventures they have. And like us they are real fans of some of the cool hot rodders, racers, and such that we see...